You wouldn't know it from the way stocks are behaving, but nothing's actually gotten resolved yet in Europe. In fact, many expect Spain to ask over the weekend for assistance to recapitalize its banking sector, which helped push Banco Santander
But several Dow components fared even better than that, playing a key role in pulling the Dow up. Wal-Mart
Finally, Home Depot
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